Adequate images in intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography: a quality improvement project.

@article{Graham2014AdequateII,
  title={Adequate images in intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography: a quality improvement project.},
  author={Joy Graham and David Andrew Sidebotham and David Story and Renming Hu and Frederick Hobbs Parker},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={
          640-8
        }
}
A suggested standard examination (SSE) for intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography for cardiac surgery was developed at the Green Lane Department of Cardiothoracic and Otorhinolaryngology Anaesthesia at the Auckland City Hospital. The examination includes views to be recorded in all patients pre- and post-cardiopulmonary bypass. There are also additional views to be recorded in patients with valvular pathology. Using the SQUIRE (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence… CONTINUE READING
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